Police: Suffolk County man in Malta was 3x too drunk to drive

A Suffolk County man is accused of drunken driving in Malta over three times the legal limit.

Russell A. Hearn, 63, of Cutchogue, was stopped by State Police on the Northway just after 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Hearn had a blood alcohol concentration of 0.26%. The legal limit for intoxication is 0.08%.

Hearn was charged with DWI and traffic violations. He was released and due in Malta Town Court on March 21.